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Community 28 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Aiming for sustainable development

KUCHING: Sarawak will not be reckless in pursuing its economic development to the extent of damaging its environment, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

Community 21 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Single stream waste sorting gains traction

SUPPORT for the single stream separation where households in four neighbourhoods and a commercial area are required to put all recyclables into one bag appears to be gaining traction.

Community 19 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Aiming to be model green state

KEDAH has unveiled a Green Agenda to strategically position itself as a model green state and to strengthen commitment to deliver high impact socio-economic results.

Community 19 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Shelter with 100 dogs appeals for more time to relocate

THE owner of the dog shelter in Teluk Air Tawar in north Seberang Prai, Penang, will need at least six months before she can move her 100 dogs into a new temporary site in Juru, Bukit Mertajam.

Community 15 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Polluting air in Pandamaran

HUNDREDS of scrap tyres are being dumped and burnt at a light industrial area off Persiaran Selat Selatan in Pandamaran by syndicates who offer cheaper disposal rates to workshops and those in the tyre trade.

Community 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Towards zero food waste in Rawang

IN AN effort to reduce food waste thrown at dumpsites in Selangor, Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) together with local community leaders and Universiti Malaya have embarked on a pilot project to encourage traders to separate food waste.

Community 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Encouraging recycling

THE concept of reducing, reusing and recycling has been drummed into us since childhood by television jingles and schoolteachers.

Community 10 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Coming down hard on illegal dumping

STIFFER punishments with heavier fines are being drafted under a new Solid Waste Management (State of Selangor) Enactment to address the growing concern about illegal dumping in the state that is squeezing local authorities of millions of ringgit.

Community 10 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Biomass, a game changer

The biomass industry has been identified as a potential economic game changer for the country.

Community 08 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Haphazard dumping a squeeze on budgets

Local authorities in the Klang Valley are spending millions of ringgit to clear and dispose of illegally dumped bulk rubbish.